Is Digital Manufacturing A Friend Or A Foe
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We are at a pivotal time in furnituremaking history, where fewer people than ever know how to build things by hand but new technologies can turn out one-off pieces days faster than the most skilled craftsman, and in fact, produce forms not possible by any other means.
Is this a threat to all things handmade-to our concept of perfect imperfection-or are the CNC and 3-D printers just exciting new tools? Longtime studio furniture maker Scott Grove, who has run everything from a large-scale operation to a one-man shop, was nice enough to share the thought-provoking discussion that he presents at schools around the country.
No one has all the answers, but Grove asks all the right questions...